Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | November 28 | 12 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
A concert of Javanese gamelan music
Continuing its 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Departments varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays and Fridays, each concert begins promptly at 12:15 and ends by 1pm.
Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | November 28 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
What are the experiences that shape the long lives of those we live among? In The Unimagined Lives of Our Neighbors, my ninety-two-year-old neighbor recounts the experience of being one of the first US Navy seamen sent into Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two weeks after the atom bombs were dropped. His intimate testimony is paired here with two films exploring two other catastrophic events of World War... More >
Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | November 29 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Crystal Baik, University of California, Riverside
Drawing from a chapter of her forthcoming book, Reencounters: On the Korean War & Diasporic Memory Critique, Professor Baik discusses a diasporic repertoire of multigenerational oral history archives that have coalesced in the past twenty years in relation to the un-ended Korean War.
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | November 29 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Graduate Theological Union, Board Room, GTU Library
2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley, CA 94709
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta, Founding director, Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (Yogyakarta)
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta will discuss his new book, Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam, which was recently published as a monograph by Yale Universitys Southeast Asia Council.
Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | November 29 | 7-8:40 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Shinsuke Ogawa has been unaccountably neglected in the Western world. . . . [His is an] extraordinary, incisive, and deeply committed body of work" (Jed Rapfogel, Anthology Film Archives). In 1968, Ogawa and the new filmmaking collective Ogawa Pro followed a brigade of student activists and joined the growing movement of resistance by the farmers and their allies against the forced eviction... More >
Seminar: Center for Chinese Studies | November 30 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 248 Giannini Hall
Diego Restuccia, University of Toronto
Information Session: Center for Japanese Studies | November 30 | 4-6 p.m. | 54 Barrows Hall
Attention students and recent graduates!
The 5th Annual Come on Out-Japan Summer Internship Program is launching and they are extending an invitation to top Universities and Japanese high school students for a cross-cultural learning experience. They will be on campus Friday, November 30 at Barrows Hall, Room 54 from 4 - 6 pm and hope to see you there! See the
Workshop: Center for Japanese Studies | December 1 | 1-3 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall
Alongside the current exhibit, Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst Museum has prepared an accompanying exhibit in the lobby of Kroeber Hall at UC Berkeley, just outside of the Hearsts Main Gallery. This exhibit, entitled Does Dog Have a Buddha Nature? is curated by Liza Dalby and hosted in collaboration with the Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley.... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting | October 3, 2018 – May 26, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Featuring works by internationally renowned contemporary Tibetan artists alongside rare historical pieces, this exhibition highlights the ways these artists explore the infinite possibilities of visual forms to reflect their transcultural, multilingual, and translocal lives. Though living and working in different geographical areasLhasa, Dharamsala, Kathmandu, New York, and the Bay Areathe... More >